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Water over Highway 75 at location three miles south of Madison

WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to travel with caution on Highway 75 due to water over the highway at a location three miles south of Madison.

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Willmar students fold peace cranes for brain injury effort

Willmar students fold peace cranes for brain injury effort

The peace cranes were flying across the wall in a Roosevelt Elementary School hallway this week, but they will soon be on their way to help out a good cause.

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Willmar councilman withdraws his motion to record meetings

WILLMAR — City Council member Jim Dokken’s request to record meetings of the committee he chairs will have to wait until the council discusses next month whether meetings of all committees should be recorded and televised.

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Rising waters slowed by the cold and snow

CLARA CITY — A return to sub-freezing temperatures gave area flood fighters a reprieve, but worries remain about the additional moisture held in the 6-12 inches of snow and slush that now blankets the landscape.

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Minn. Senate Republicans focus on refunds in property taxes

ST. PAUL — Senate Republicans would cut some state aid to cities, lower a statewide business property tax and increase property tax refunds for homeowners making less than $100,000 a year.

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Bruesewitz sparks Wisconsin NCAA run

Bruesewitz sparks Wisconsin NCAA run

NEW ORLEANS — Butler’s Matt Howard took a stroll down Bourbon Street on Tuesday night, experiencing a strip of restaurants, bars and hangouts known for lavish parties and excess.

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Wolverines leap final hurdle to end 15-year state drought

Wolverines leap final hurdle to end 15-year state drought

MINNEAPOLIS — Many prep basketball observers thought that MACCRAY would have qualified for the state boys tournament last year. The Wolverines were stopped one game short of playing at Williams Arena, but they had plenty of talent returning to make another run at state. And this season they didn’t disappoint.

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Jaguars enjoy pressure of being lone unbeaten

Jaguars enjoy pressure of being lone unbeaten

It didn’t take Nostradamus to predict the rise of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa boys basketball team.

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